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, sitting in for paula faris today. >> right now, northern california is getting chance to dry out after blast of severe weather. >> last-minute shoppers in most of the country will have tranquil weather today with a notable exception. we begin with john schriffen. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened, after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: in syrac
of commerce of northern care of -- kawai and chamber of commerce of northern california, northern california chinese athletic association, national association of american professionals, national federation of independent business, national federation of filipino americans, the filipino chamber of commerce, around of applause for all of our community partners, please. that was a lot. [applause] >> i am so glad he had to do that. our next speaker is u.s. congressmen. he is representing the 15th congressional district of california in the u.s. house of representatives. in congress, he is a member of the powerful house appropriations and budget committee. share of the democratic caucuses, new media working group, house democratic senior went, and the original author of the equity and excellence commission now housed in the u.s. department of education. his district includes silicon valley, the birthplace of technology. mike has dedicated his life to public service and is lauded for his work on education, civil- rights national service, immigration, transportation, the environment, and high-tech
today. >>> severe flooding is a problem in northern california. highways in sonoma california are under water. and up in the mountains, up to four feet of snow expected to fall in the sierra nevada. it is the second wave of storms to hit northern california sense friday. the rainy weather also grounded dozens of flights around the san francisco bay area. the san francisco international up to 30 flights have been canceled and many more delayed. that includes incoming and departing flights. just in time for holiday travel. >> as if the holidays aren't stressful enough with other things. good luck, everybody, getting around. >>> while the west takes that beating, the gulf coast is bracing for tornadoes during this holiday weekend. >> good morning, andrew. >> much of the nation will be relatively tranquil for your holiday travels, our big unsettled area will be across portions of the south and the gulf coast especially. disturbance pushing through and strong thunderstorms late tonight in the houston area, into tomorrow. then louisiana, mississippi, alabama, georgia, looking at torrential do
beloved by many libyans as well. therefore on behalf of the residents of northern california and our entire state, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an
for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with nor snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads were pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes, crashing into the other. believe it or not, police say no one was hurt. >> people are still drives fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: across the country in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime, dealing with two consecutive days of snow this weekend, leave thing car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for
of northern california and the bay area, ambassador stevens tragically lost his life in the greatest service to his country. selflessly and courageously representing american values in a foreign nation he knew intimately and cared for deeply. in his diplomatic capacity, ambassador stevens brought a profound and prolific knowledge of arab world and middle east to his assignment. his exemplary gift for making personal connections was invaluable as his role as specific representative and ambassador to one of the most complex and challenging regions of the world. therefore as we join in recognizing ambassador stevens am myself midst a sober outpouring of praise from his family, colleagues, fellow americans and the leaders of this nation, we remember
and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> there's a lot of spinouts. the roads are pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain is the hazard. this accident happened after one driver going foo fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what over people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime. this car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were bad. blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for more to come. john schriffen, abc news, new york. >> all right, thanks, john. >>> one area of severe weather to keep an eye on.
's the key to understanding steve jobs. >> another factor was geography. jobs grew up in northern california not far from palo alto. he was a gifted child who tested off the charts in a neighborhood populated by engineers. >> you know, he was raised in a place that was just learning how to turn silicon into gold. it had not yet been named silicon valley, but you had the defense industry; you had hewlett-packard, but you also had the counter-culture of the bay area. that entire brew came together in steve jobs. he was sort of a hippie-ish rebel kid, loved listening to dylan music, dropped acid, but also he loved electronics. >> jobs would eventually cross paths with a computer wizard at berkeley five years his senior named steve wozniak. they became fast friends, sharing a love of high-tech pranks and a disdain for authority. one of the things they did was to copy and improve an illicit device called a blue box, which reproduced the tones that the phone company used and allowed users to make free long-distance phone calls. >> wozniak loves the blue box. he's doing it as a prank. steve says, "
: it's the christmas trip turned nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california with more snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains tonight, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast, skidded across five lanes, crashing into the other. believe it or not, police say no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you just got to watch out for them and slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: across the country, in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime dealing with two consecutive days of snow this weekend. leaving this car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were blowing the cars around. you could see
crab fishermen in northern california will have to wait a little bit longer to set their traps again. for the third time the department of fish and game delayed the opening of dungenese crab season. they delayed the opening because tests show the crabs body weight is less than 25% meat. the season was set to start december 31st. fish and game says the opening date cannot be delayed beyond january 15th. >>> bay area air quality officials are asking residents not to burn wood in their fireplaces or wood stoving tonight and tomorrow. they have not declared spare the air days however there are concerns that as the weather clears the wood smoke could cause smoke pollution to build up throughout the bay area. >>> volunteers were busy this morning in san francisco collecting food for those in need. >> two more hams. >> yay. >> reporter: this woman braved the rain to help collect hams for the st. anthony foundation for the annual christmas dinner. st.anthony's is trying to collect 4,000 hams for the people expected on christmas day. the economic situation has made the need everyone greater t
of problems. all over northern california. this video is from sonoma wine region. intersections were flooded making driving around the area nearly impossible. the storm knocked out power and toppled trees on to homes. we see it every time there's flooding video. people driving through. lynette i know it max you shake your head. people here waking up to cold weather. >> -- makes you shake your head. people are waking up to cold weather here. >> you want to bundle up as you step out the door. let's start with a look at the satellite and radar. we see a few clouds streaming in this morning. and this is ahead of wet weather that's going to be moving our direction as we head throughout the day. so i widened out the view and you can see what i am talking about. showers towards the south here and this area the gulf states are going to look at severe weather going throughout the day. we won't see severe weather but we will get showers mixing in and as we go towards the evening that's when we have a chance for a little wentry mix across the area. right now, though, temperatures in manchester at 31. a
. >> yes. but i first want to point out that congresswoman sanchez from northern california whose district includes prospectly enough disney land has put out a brand-new christmas card where she is sort of making light of the fiscal cliff. there's a picture of she and her husband. may you dance with joy, just not too close to the fiscal cliff. >> what kind of reaction is she getting? >> she's known for giving and putting out these incredibly interesting christmas cards. last year her christmas card made reference to the occupy movement and said something to the effect that "i hope the holidays occupy your hearts." this is one in a line of christmas cards she's issued. got a lot of press. but made me begin to think that maybe it is the case that the fiscal cliff could be recovered by one particular jolly man who could come help us. i wrote a thing called ", thewas the night before christmas." if you'll indulge me. '', thewas the night before christmas, all through the house, the members were stirring and starting to grow. the job market was steady, the job numbers were fair. the democrats w
of life might consider heading to boise, idaho, or san jose and san francisco in northern california. talks will resume thursday to avoid the fiscal cliff. resident obama and congress are now on christmas vacation. the white house and the house of representatives have still yet to reach an agreement to prevent automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will take effect on january first if the american red cross bay area chapter is opening an evacuation center in east palo alto for residents affected by widespread flooding near the san francisquito creek. the creek jumped its banks near west bayshore road and widespread rain across the bay area this weekend. >> @ advance of the rainfall is coming from this on and crew gaffes that main band, through the north bay however, staying of with wind gusting of 30 m.p.h. for the coast. however, not much moisture associated with this system. perhaps one-quarter of 1 in. at the lower elevations. for those located in the hills, not much rainfall many people do not have to be out on the roadways. as most of to be inside. if you're going to the sie
. the only problems that we're seeing are pretty much in the pacific after that storm drenched northern california early sunday. we're seeing minor delays for flights headed to san francisco but right now at reagan national i'm happy to report that all flights are on time. now aaa predicts 93 million people will travel 50 miles away from their homes this holiday season. that's an increase from last year. even with all of those people traveling this year, i'm happy to be the bearer of good news this christmas eve morning that everything seems to be running smoothly here at the airport. reporting live from reagan national, seth lemon, news4. >> thank you, seth. >>> a relief project called train of hope is setting up to help those still suffering from hurricane sandy. volunteers in new orleans gathered to load an amtrak train with boxes full of diapers, shoes and blankets. this is the second run of donations for hurricane sandy victims collected by residents and firefighters who survived hurricane katrina. in addition to basic suppliies the group added toys and stuffed animals. >> lost a l
on northern california. it could strengthen as it makes its way east promising a white christmas for some and travel headaches for others for a wide swath of the country. the storm will deposit snow from california's sierra mountains to new england through friday morning. forecasters have said. we'll hear what howard has to say later on. >>> his home displays a dazzling 200,000 led lights meticulously strung over his hope. a family tradition for joseph koury and his -- coury and his family. this year has special meaning. joining us again is joseph coury and his wife. he's talking about a special initiative with st. jude's children's hospital. i'm not sure they can hear them. we've lost them. we'll come right back to them in a little while. >>> new research shows excessive protein in the brain may be linked to autistic like behavior including impaired communication and diminished social interaction. doctors at the university of california san francisco believe the finding could eventually lead to drug therapy that treats autism spectrum disorders known as asd. >>> kids with food allergies
states attorney here in the northern district of california where ironically handled domestic violence case in the presidio which isn't the typical jurisdiction matter but more importantly i'm a husband and a father of a daughter and this is important and in light of the current events that have taken place it's important that the two commissions get together to affirm our commitment to combating domestic violence and protecting witnesses and candidly this couldn't be a better time. today i received the san francisco attorney, the magazine from the bar association, and the cover of the magazine is "domestic violence, not a cookie cutter approach" and they interviewed two attorneys and i know both but no prosecution interviewed, no police department involved in the interview, and it's essentially taking us back 10 steps. all of the hard work put in by the da's office and this article i was bothered by it and i think there should be response to the article and i think tonight is the first response and i think we are disturbed and it's like the knob hill gazette for lawyers but this wa
weather thanks to a second storm system hitting northern california causing major flight delays as well. millions, of course, are traveling today. how will the weather impact your travel? we'll bring in alexandre steele in the center. i'm here in d.c. without any holiday mess, but the mess is on its way, huh? >> it's coming right to the west of you guys. hi everyone. what we see is an incredible storm developing. this is a look at the current radar. this is the opening band. the main act is to the west. look at this. this is where we see delays in atlanta's airport and through the mid-atlantic. suzanne just getting there in time. you see all wet weather heading your way, but that's not the big storm. that's not the big christmas storm. here it is farther to the west. all right. so we put this in motion and show you where it is and where it's going and who will be impacted with really some interesting and quite extreme weather. today it's the wasatch through the colorado rockies. every ski resort gets some banner snow. as we look towards it, we see christmas and look at this. a bull's ey
their holiday travel plans ruined. a huge snowstorm on the west coast hit northern california hard, causing hundreds of delays and canceled flights in and out of san francisco. with the average delay lasting over two hours. the high winds and severe conditions have left many drivers in the sierras unable to stay on the road. >> the roads are pretty bad. there was a loft spinouts. >> reporter: major snow is expected to bring snowfall to oklahoma tonight. complicating travel for the sooner state three years after santa brought a record-breaking 14 inches of snow on christmas eve, shutting the roadway down for the eving. >> we have family trying to come up from oklahoma. they turned around and went back. >> reporter: cities like cleveland, detroit, st. louis, chicago, just in time for one of the busiest travel days of the season, the day after christmas, when tense of millions of americans will be on the move. people in central new york woke up to blajts of snow this morning, jamminging up roadways for hours. and that storm will hit the bid zi northeast corridor by thursday. if you're planning
a canadian supplier, could be counterfeit and it's unsafe. >>> the pot farm boom in northern california wilderness areas is ruining the environment. that's the los angeles time report. scientist the fined 5 -- sunshines fined 575. they discovered water systems that come -- that pulled millions in the creek. >>> holiday vandals in orange county. what was done to two separate nativity scenes that has police launching an investigation. >>> and get ready for more rain. ktvu meteorologist, rosemary orozco, will have your christmas week forecast. >>> this is the 280 split. we have traffic areas to report up in the hills. we'll tell you about a landslide -- coming up. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> welcome back to the "morning
people of burma in there just cause. i'm proud to say that northern california is home to the largest burmese population in the nation. the new yorkers think they might be. we are not competitive around here. [laughter] buddhism and its nonviolent -- the san francisco has been a leader for supporting democracy in burma and in supporting aung san suu kyi. buddhism and its non-violence tradition has been a source of strength for the nonviolent democracy movement in burma. but aung san suu kyi has seen her supporters beaten, tortured and killed. she has never responded with hatred and violence. she has asked only for peaceful dialogue and progress for democracy. she has always believed that the need for democracy for all the people of burma was more important than her personal need. indeed, she made great personal sacrifices in terms of her own family as senator feinstein pointed out. one admirer described her as a seeker, a seoul pilgrim, one that makes her life a vehicle for a deeper awakening to truth. aung san suu kyi walks in the footsteps of her beloved father and the giants of his
snows in the mountains of california, in the northern rockies, the pacific northwest. it has been a great month for skiers in the western u.s. another system that we're watching, too, see the jet stream here and this band of clouds across texas? that's the jet stream. as it comes across the deep south today, it's going to be a dangerous situation, especially into tomorrow when there could be a severe weather threat with them with the developing storm that will move into the ohio valley with heavy snow. for us we're watching the moisture coming through nashville. the clouds increase. by noon could be enough cold air, parts of the shenandoah valley into the mountains that we'll have some wet snow mixing in. in fact, north and west of town and i think this may be overdoing the snow line, i don't think it will be this far south, north and west of town there will be wet snow mixing in till about 8:00. then we start to dry out. everything pulls away. overnight partly cloudy with patchy fog developing. maybe a slick spot with some temperatures close to freezing. then christmas day looks
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